Fashion Scoops: The Herrera Files … Grapes of Fath
THE HERRERA FILES: Damiano Biella’s departure from Carolina Herrera as its creative director two weeks ago left a vacancy that might soon be filled. Sources said Hervé Pierre Braillard, the former design director at Bill Blass who was let...
THE HERRERA FILES: Damiano Biella’s departure from Carolina Herrera as its creative director two weeks ago left a vacancy that might soon be filled. Sources said Hervé Pierre Braillard, the former design director at Bill Blass who was let go along with Lars Nilsson recently, has been spotted around 501 Seventh Avenue and could be up for the job.
GRAPES OF FATH: It looks like the first order of business for the new owners of Jacques Fath was to shutter the fashion house. France Luxury Group, the upstart luxury conglomerate acquired two months ago by financier Alain Dumenil, is said to be putting its energies into Scherrer instead. A Fath spokesman declined comment, but British designer Lizzy Disney confirmed Tuesday that she exited Fath last month. France Luxury Group also counts Francesco Smalto, Emmanuelle Khanh and the shoe firms Harel and Stephane Kélian among its stable. The shutdown of Fath would be the latest in a string of changes at the group, which include the exits of chief executive Mounir Moufarrige and Ritu Beri, who had designed Scherrer’s ready-to-wear.
@juicebeauty, where @gwynethpaltrow holds the title of creative director of makeup, has become one of the foremost labels in the organic beauty category –– with sales on track to hit $100 million this year. What’s behind the rapid growth the brand is experiencing right now? It all started in 2005 when the wellness movement was just getting started. Read more on WWD.com. #wwdbeauty
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"I want to tell a story that inspires people to feel good about themselves, but also I'm making a commentary about the lack of female stories and female directors and saying this should change," said @imheathergraham on her latest project "Half Magic." The comedy feature, which the actress wrote and directed, is based on her own struggles as a woman in show business. Read @andrewnodell's full interview with Graham on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery)
@meltcosmetics cofounders @lora_arellano and @danabomar built their brand on a single idea: a true matte lipstick. To set the brand apart, they said they always put their customers first –– including a personalized note in each package. #wwdsummits #wwdbeauty
@moncler unveiled its latest project, #MonclerGenius, yesterday at Milan Fashion Week. The Italian outwear maker gave show-goers a preview of the monthly collections – which were created by eight designers and creative talents including Pierpaolo Piccioli, Simone Rocha, Craig Green and more – that will start rolling out in the summer.